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there is starting to recover. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was dredging their public marina when they dug something up. something no one expected. something odd, says marina manager. >> i've been here since 23 years and i've never seen these guys before. >> reporter: california oysters. although small and not too many, these oysters are sensitive to water quality. folks here believe it's a good sign. >> obviously, the water's getting better. quality's getting much improved, which is very nice. >> reporter: this hasn't always been the case. for over a hundred years, a shipyard operator across the river. and legend has it once in the 1940s, the water caught fire. that, combined with agricultural runoff in the napa valley created nasty water. downriver, matthew sears manages the 112-year-old vallejo yacht club. he says wildlife is returning. >> we get the seal, little juvenile seal who is constantly using our harbor for fishing. he gets the salmon, the striped bass, and they don't have a chance. he gets them every time. >> reporter: there's still a lot of work to be done, but these small cri
. owning three marinas right now they can only open up right now because water levels are at historic lows. right now lake michigan is two feet below it's average. why? because of record drought after last summer's record-breaking heat. it's not just the great lakes. if you follow the illinois tributary leading up to lake michigan into feeding into the mississippi, you finally get to st. louis. there is a 180-mile stretch of river that has withered from a thousand feet wide to just a few hundred feet. then a little further down between thebes and eye crow, cairo illinois, there are the pinnacles. they're legendary for boat captains because they had to navigate around them. but now because of the low river levels, it's impossible to pass there. now the army corp of engineers have set to destroy the big rocks in 15. right now senators and house committee members have asked the federal government to make it happen sooner. now thousands of barges are having trouble getting through. now that is a major problem for all of us. those ships bring 8 million tons of grain coal, steal and petroleum do
for policy-makers to reconcile. why don't i quickly opened it up? maybe i will start with marina since your experience is so personal and maybe ask you, and a basic level, whether you think life for ordinary iranians has gotten better or worse in the last few years. give us your best sense of what the human rights landscape looks like today verses say five years ago or a decade ago. >> i guess this all depends on how much people know hear about the absolute disregard for human rights in iran. i don't know how much you know about it in 1979, when the revolution succeeded, we had hoped that the promise of freedom and democracy, we had hoped iran would become a democracy but that was not the case. my dad was a ballroom dancing instructor and i am a christian from iran. dancing became illegal and singing became illegal and holding your boyfriends and in public became illegal and, in school, we had to cover our hair and ourselves. i had grown into wearing miniskirts and tight t-shirts and i was dancing on the beach wearing a bikini and all this became illegal. in the classroom in math and scienc
. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was prejudicing its public marina when it dug something up, something no one expected, something odd. >> i have been here 23 years and i have never seen these guys before. >> reporter: california oysters. although small and not too many, these oysters are sensitive to water quality. >> the water is getting better and the quality is getting much improved. >> reporter: this hasn't always been the case. for over 100 years a shipyard operator across the river and legend has it once in the 1940s the water caught fire. that combined with agriculture runoff in the napa valley created nasty water. down river matthew sears manages the 112-year-old vallejo yacht club. he said since shipping closed and wildlife has improved, the wildlife is returning. >> we have salmon, straight bass. they don't have a chance. he gets them every time. >> reporter: there is still a lot of work to be done, but the small critters are making big splash. while is oysters are a good indicator that the napa river is getting better all the time, i still wasn't eat them. >>> coming up next,
right there. that is heavy duty rain. right over the marina and stretching toward north beach. >>> also coming up next on mornings on 2 a tragic story we've been following since 4:30 this morning. a bicyclist shot and killed on the street streets of berkeley overnight. what we learned an hour ago. >>> plus you heard steve we have another stormy morning. these are live pictures. be careful driving. we'll tell you what you need to know before you head out.
, southbound traffic is backed up as you drive past 238. we have a couple of minor things near marina boulevard. really most of the slow traffic is between hayward. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. >>> just heard from oakmont, 29 degrees. 29 degrees. i think it will be -- oh, yeah. i think it will be 24, 25 tomorrow morning. tomorrow morning will be colder. just letting you know. a few clouds developing along the coast because, well, that very cold unstable air has more to work with over the seasonably warmer ocean water than inland. still some partly cloudies along coast. otherwise it will be mostly clear. 30s. temperatures have been going down. yesterday at this time we were in the mid-50s. we were 20 degrees cooler. big temperature drop today. the morning team on k-fog -- >> yeah. >> weekend rain that will be our attention. see some of those clouds pointing around, cape mendocino, northern snow na coast, toasting -- sonoma coasts. it's cold. it will be colder tomorrow. some of that cloud cover will work its way around the coast. i will say partly cloudy on the coast. mostly sunny inland
the embarcadero area. along the marina, the sunset direct. it's hit or miss across the east bay. crockett you are in a bit of a dry spot. martinez, fairfield. it's shifting south, going slower than the models had predicted but eventually this is going to move out and we'll see scattered showers. more rain in storm for the weekend. winds picking up quite a bit in some spots. anywhere from 10 to 20 miles an hour. allie rasmus says it's still dry there at least for the time being. gifts picking up to 30 to 40 miles an hour. mt. diablo reporting near 50. it's gusting why out there and the wet weather is coming if you haven't felt it just yet into the sierra. we're seeing some light snow fall over i-80 right over blue canyon. there is a winter storm warning that starts later this morning. this has been delayed as well. it will last into sunday night. if you are going to be doing any type of travel, be prepared for this. if you are going north, snow levels are down to about 500 feet this morning and then will rise throughout parts of the weekend. the wind advisory until 10:00 for san francisco as w
by herself and have a successful career serving the people of marina and sonoma counties. she's been a tireless voice for family-friendly policies, for protecting the coastline of northern california and for bringing our troops home and ending the misguided wars in iraq and afghanistan. lynn was a leader of the congressional progressive caucus and i call her the mom of the caucus. and her passionate voice on progressive issues, she will be missed. her leadership will be missed and it will be a great vacuum for us to fill in the future. bob filner had a years' long odyssey for filipino veterans who fought along u.s. troops in world war ii but were denied benefits through their service. so the war -- the united states congress broke its promise it had made to these veterans and for decades to follow, they struggled to secure fair treatment, similar to that afforded to the men who fought alongside them. as chairman of veterans' affairs committee, bob filner was in the middle of this fight. i wish him well as he moves on to a new phase to his service to the people of san diego. jose baca
as america gets its first look at a former marinas he sits locked up in a mexican prison, shirtless and chained to the bed post over what lawyers say is a trumped up charge of carrying a supposedly illegal shotgun over the u.s. border into mexico. john hammer appears to be unharmed in this image, but the conditions that he's being held in are what is worrying his family. and when his mother was asked about how this photo made her feel when she saw it earlier today, she said the emotions for her are simply too much to bear. >> i'm shattered. i was just shattered. he looks -- he looks so hopeless, and, you know, as a mother to see your child look like that, and not be able to help them is just -- it feels obscene. martha: i can just imagine how she feels. eric shawn is here with us here in new york on the background on this story. good morning, eric. >> he served in iraq and tkpw-pbz and no afghanistan and you can see former u.s. marine john hammer is locked in solitary confinement in a mexican prison chained by his foot to a bed over what his family calls a clerical error. they were
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